Streaming platform Max is available in France from today

It will exclusively broadcast the Paris Olympics

HBO Max on a TV
Max will also include a sport add-on

US streaming platform Max launched in France on Tuesday, June 11, bringing some of the most talked about series to French audiences, from Succession to Game of Thrones. 

The platform, from Warner Bros Discovery, will also broadcast the Paris Olympics through its partnership with Eurosport. 

Max is now available in 25 countries across Europe. 

How do you subscribe to Max?

You can sign up to Max via its website and app. 

Access is also available for free for subscribers to Canal+ Ciné Séries, Friends & Family, Intégrale and Rat+ Ciné-Séries. It will be available for a subscription fee for all other Canal+ subscribers. 

It will also be available via Amazon Prime for a subscription fee. 

How much does it cost?

There are three available plans:

The cheapest, Basic, is €5.99 a month and includes adverts.

The Standard plan allows viewing on two devices at the same time and costs €9.99 a month. 

The Premium plan, which allows viewing on four devices, is €13.99 a month. 

What can you watch on Max? 

The platform is home to critically acclaimed HBO series including Succession, The Last of Us, Game of Thrones and The White Lotus. 

US sitcom Friends will also move to Max, Ouest France reports. It is due to leave Netflix in July. 

Films on Max include the Harry Potter series, The Matrix and Mad Max. 

There are several exclusive French productions coming exclusively to Max, including the series Une Amie Dévouée, inspired by the true story of a woman who claimed to be a victim of the Bataclan terror attack. 

Subscribers will also get access to Warner Bros. Discovery channels including the Discovery Channel, CNN and Cartoon Network. 

Paris Olympics coverage 

Users can add a sports package to their subscription, which is initially free and will go up to €5 a month. This allows access to Eurosport, via which Max will broadcast “every minute” of the Paris Olympics, president/CEO of global streaming, JB Perette, told Variety

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